A weekly exploration of classical music's piano greats hosted by pianist, teacher and author David Dubal, who brings his unique perspective to the near and far corners of the piano repertoire.
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Thursday, September 01, 2016
In his fourth and final episode exploring transcriptions of great works for the piano, David Dubal highlights
Thursday, August 25, 2016
This week, David Dubal features transcriptions of well-known tunes such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Flight of the Bumblebee” and Schubert’s transcendent ”Ave Maria.”
Thursday, August 18, 2016
In the second part of David Dubal's series on transcriptions for the piano, we'll hear arrangements of Mozart by Busoni, Rubinstein's adaptation of Beethoven and much more.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
This week, host David Dubal embarks on a four-part series looking at the rich collection of classical and operatic works that have been reimagined for the piano.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
In the finale of his four-part series honoring pianist Martha Argerich, host David Dubal celebrates her collaborative work with music by Bach, Chopin, Brahms and more.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
David Dubal continues his series on the renowned pianist Martha Argerich in the third part of his series exploring her career.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
This week, David Dubal continues to mine the catalog of recordings by pianist Martha Argerich, who is celebrating her 75th birthday with the release of a new box set.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Tune in Thursday at 8 pm as David Dubal celebrates the renowned pianist, Martha Argerich, who just celebrated her 75th birthday and was named a Kennedy Center honoree.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
This week, David Dubal continues to delve into Schubert's output, including Liszt's transcriptions of the composer's work.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
David Dubal continues his exploration of Franz Schubert's great output for the piano with excerpts performed by Annie Fischer, Sergei Rachmaninoff and many others.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
This week, host David Dubal continues to explore Franz Schubert's output for the piano, showcasing performances by Alfred Brendel, Vladimir Horowitz and many others.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
This week, David Dubal explores the Franz Schubert's literature for piano within the context of his era, a time of great turmoil and also great inspiration.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
In his final chapter exploring the waltz on the keyboard, David Dubal traces its history from Russia to France highlighting rare gems along the way.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
In his third part of his series on the waltz, David Dubal traces the dance's popularity around the globe with examples from France, the Americas, Russian and more.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
In the second part of his series on the waltz, David Dubal explores how the dance form and the piano grew up together.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Tune in Thursday at 8 pm as David Dubal begins the first of a four-part series exploring the 19th-century dance craze, the waltz.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Tune in at 8pm Thursday as David Dubal features highlights from the Liszt canon, played by his prime interpreters.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Tune in at 8 pm Thursday as host David Dubal continues his series on the life of Franz Liszt, presenting rarer works from the composer's literature.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Tune in at 8 pm on Thursday as host David Dubal continues his series on pianist and composer Franz Liszt, exploring the inspiration behind his work.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Tune in 8pm Thursday when David Dubal continues his uncovering of great pianists with eight more impactful performers.